Anti-Spammers Need To Develop Better Manners


I sent out my ezine last week and received a copy back. It was sent to me by a customer. The subject line is a two-word sentence; Since most publications and websites do not like vulgarity, obscenity, and obscenity, I have given you the exact words. Rest assured, however, that Miss Manners would not agree.

It’s understandable how frustrated people get when they are inundated with unsolicited commercial emails. I have earned more than my fair share.

Even though my internet service provider (ISP) has a spam filter enabled and I have configured my own email program’s filter, I still get spam.

However, my client’s situation is different. He came along and confirmed his subscription. I use external services to manage my mailing list, in part to protect against bogus spam complaints.

There are several options here. Perhaps my dear subscriber forgot that he is subscribed and seriously thinks that … Read the rest